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Lars Ulrich is a heavy metal God, the drummer of Metallica. Tom Spicer has Fragile X, a form of autism, and lives in a care home in a sleepy Devon seaside town. Lars is touring the world, playing to 30,000 howling metal fans every night. Meanwhile Tom has had a dream for 20 years: to meet his hero, Lars. Tom's siblings, Kate and Will, feel guilty that they don't do enough for their brother so they make Tom's dream their mission.
"Touching and brilliant...If you don't love this film I'll give you a fiver." Claudia Winkleman BBC Film 2012 ****
"Wonderful...truly inspiring." Ali Catterall Q Magazine
"I cried" Lemmy, Motorhead
"As documentaries go, this one has everything. Great editing and film making, superb storytelling and moments of real humour and tears." Sunday Times Culture
"Touching, open-hearted and full of magical moments…really epic." Antonia
Quirke, film critic on FT and BBC Film 2012
"This is a brilliant, life-affirming film that will leave you pumping the air in celebration and skipping out of the cinema come the end credits." Kerrang!
"'If little miss sunshine was a documentary..." 'Red Magazine
"From time to time films that are powerful and moving hit the mainstream consciousness. Mission To Lars is one such film." KROQ
The uplifting documentary Mission to Lars will be premiered at Hackney Picturehouse on June 6th 2021 at 9 p.m. There will be a Q&A with its directors chaired by Richard Bacon after the screening.
http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/film/Premiere_Mission_To_Lars/ Ticket prices are between £8 and £10.
The film will be shown in Picturehouse theatres nationwide - info here: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/film/Mission_To_Lars/
You can watch the new trailer here: http://vimeo.com/42276975 or visit the website here: www.missiontolars.com
Directed by James
Moore & William Spicer this is a film that looks beyond disability, and uncovers the soul of a very cool guy. Mike Lindsay
from Tunng scores, and the soundtrack includes Bob Dylan, Devendra Banhart and Blur.